|Marina||Phuket, Yacht Heaven|
|Mainsail type||full batten|
|Steering system||Steering Wheel|
|Engine||0 x 0 hp|
|Beds||6 + 2 + 2|
|Marina||Phuket, Yacht Heaven|
This is an example of a sailing route as suggested by BeBlue’s most expert skippers of this area. The itinerary can be modified based on crew’s specific request before sailing or during the cruise.
Day 1: Check-in
Check-in at 4 pm at Marina of departure.
Once done with the check-in procedures and the shopping for the trip (food and beverage), you can enjoy an aperitivo and a tour around Phuket, having dinner in a typical Thai restaurant overlooking the lagoon.
After breakfast, we leave the port travelling on the long channel that separates Phuket from the mainland, where we will see dozens of fishermen catching jellyfishes with long rakes and lifting them on their boats. We head south along the coast of Phuket with a quiet navigation towards Ko Racha Yai, where we will make a stop in its wonderful bay. The clean and transparent water will make you want to snorkel among the coral reefs.
For the ones who love fishing, there will be the possibility to watch the sunrise and trawl a bit along the wild coast of Ko Racha Yai. After breakfast, we sail in the direction of Ko Racha Noi: a little tropical paradise made of two deserted islands covered by jungle and surrounded by a crystal clear sea. You can spend the afternoon exploring the seabeds, fishing, or simply enjoying the sun and the fantastic panorama.
Today we have a long navigation ahead, so we wake up early and, after a good and rich breakfast, we open mainsail and jib and cast off; during the trip, we can trawl to get the food for our dinner. In the afternoon we reach Ko Rok, a true tropical paradise and one of the most beautiful islands in the Andaman Sea; it is formed by two little islands, Ko Rok Nai and Ko Rok Nok, divided by a narrow channel, where we will drop anchor. The island is home to a marine natural park that keeps it pure and untouched. The sunset from this paradise is something you will never forget!
In the morning we can continue enjoying this uncontaminated heaven, walking along the white sand beaches, going snorkeling in the marine reserve, visiting the headquarters of the national park and the big iguana that guards them, or simply staying on the boat to sunbath and enjoy the view. After lunch, we move to Ko Muk, where another wonder is waiting for us: the Emerald Cave. Swimming across it, you will end up in a little heaven on earth… a big hole in the cliff with a beach covered by vegetation illuminated by the sunlight entering from the upper opening. The cave has a special microclimate that enabled the growth of a thick vegetation along the rocky walls. We head for Ko Ngay, where we will spend the night after a wonderful sunset.
After breakfast, we can spend a couple of hours snorkeling or walking around, before leaving for Phi Phi Leh. We will arrive in the late afternoon, when the many touristic boats will have gone back to their resorts, to enjoy the island in total peace. Its steep rocky coasts full of tropical vegetation are simply spectacular.
For the most brave ones, we will wake up at dawn to visit Koh Phi Phi Leh and discover Maya Bay, location of the movie “the Beach” with Leonardo di Caprio, before the daily hordes of tourists arrive. We will then move to Phi Phi Island for a short visit, having lunch ashore. From there, we head north to reach Ko Na Kha Yai, a beautiful islet with a luxurious resort, in front of which we will drop anchor and spend the night.
Day 8: Check-out
We will return to Phuket Marina by 9:30 a.m. for breakfast and disembarkation.
The itinerary might be subject to variations due to weather conditions, safety and technical evaluations of the Skipper of the boat. This programming is intended as indicative and non-binding.